Alexa Burr is the Director for Systems Programs in the Global Industry Services Division at the American Petroleum Institute. Ms. Burr’s responsibilities include overseeing the strategic direction of GIS System Programs. Ms. Burr also oversees the implementation of the GIS Global Standards Strategy and advocates on behalf of the industry in various international forums to promote the use and adoption of industry standards to continuously improve EHS and sustainability performance globally. Prior to API, Ms. Burr worked at the American Chemistry Council in various roles where she led international advocacy efforts on a range of issues. Ms. Burr holds a Masters in Science in Biological Threat Agents and Emerging Infectious Diseases and a Bachelor of Science in Biology of Global Health, both from Georgetown University in Washington, DC.